September 18, 2012
Main Justice | September 18, 2012
September 17, 2012
Washington Times | September 17, 2012
Politically, California and Texas are worlds apart. Despite their blue state, red state ideological differences, the residents within those states share the common goals of robust job creation and a vibrant economy. The stories of these two states, however, are remarkably different.
September 12, 2012
Point of Law | September 12, 2012
Texas has a unique solution to the problem of coupon settlements: if the lawyers settle for coupons or non-cash relief, they have to be paid in coupons or non-cash relief.
September 7, 2012
National Law Journal | September 7, 2012
A Louisiana appeals court has awarded $2 million in fees and costs to a Houston lawyer who has spent more than a decade in a bitter battle against Louisiana's attorney general over the lack of handicapped-accessible restrooms at a public university.
September 6, 2012
Legal Newsline | September 6, 2012
For the second time in the same case, Texas' highest court is directing Judge Donald Floyd of Jefferson County to definitively state his reasons for disregarding a jury verdict and granting a plaintiff a new trial.
August 15, 2012
Texas Lawyer | August 15, 2012
Call government employees whatever you want, but call them “persons” if they decide to file a qui tam action in a federal court. That’s the bottom line in a case of first impression decided by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
July 19, 2012
Southeast Texas Record | July 19, 2012
Still waiting on the ruling of a higher court, DuPont De Nemours has filed a motion for continuance for the retrial of an asbestos lawsuit.
July 17, 2012
Austin American-Statesman | July 17, 2012
In 2003, Texas was facing a real crisis, one that we met with a specific solution. The crisis involved a dramatic drop in the number of doctors practicing medicine in our state, as we fell all the way to 44th in a national ranking of physicians per capita. Even more concerning, the greatest loss occurred among doctors practicing in high-risk specialties.
July 13, 2012
Wall Street Journal | July 13, 2012
BP PLC will pay $13 million to settle most of the remaining safety violations U.S. regulators found in 2009 at its Texas City refinery, the site of a fatal 2005 blast, the company and the government said Thursday.
June 12, 2012
American Lawyer | June 12, 2012
The pharmaceutical industry scored a big win on Friday in the Supreme Court of Texas. Not only did the court knock out a $3.6 million verdict against a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that makes the drug Remicade, but it set a new, tougher standard in the state for bringing cases alleging failure-to-warn and fraud.
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